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Shakti Awards Recognizing Women in Business & Community Leaders

 

For Immediate Release

 Thursday, May 10th, 2018: The Shakti Awards Dinner Gala is a celebration of women with approximately 500 guests being held on Friday, May 11th at Bollywood Banquet Hall at 6:30 p.m. Funds raised will go towards programs like Wellness Days, Healing Circles for Women, Community Cafes on violence against women and one on one counselling and support for women in abusive relationships.

Women from all walks of life will be participating in this celebration of the accomplishments of their sisters. A large number of men supportive of women’s causes will also be in attendance. A powerful speech will be given by our Keynote Speaker, Shushma Datt. She is a pioneer in the broadcasting industry and a trailblazer as a successful businesswoman who has stayed true to her roots, her values and principles while introducing ethnic broadcasting to British Columbians in the early 70s. Soul stirring entertainment, delicious dinner and drinks are also on the menu.

Shakti Society is excited to announce its partnership with GIV Society, a progressive and innovative society that is utilizing the social capital of our community to create change agents through volunteerism.

GIV Society has supported Shakti Society on various initiatives like their annual Wellness Day and the Shakti Film Festival Launch Party by providing support through their professional and dedicated volunteers, as well as very fruitful connections with other partners in media, social media and donors. We are looking forward to creating a mutually beneficial partnership with GIV.

"It has been a pleasure collaborating with Shakti Society and formalizing our partnership. GIV and Shakti Society share a common vision of building a better society by empowering women and children. Collaborating our vision, resources and expertise will enable us to leverage infrastructure, time and energy to achieve our mandates" - Karim Allibhai, the CEO of GIV Society.

“We are especially thankful that the volunteers of GIV Society will be helping at the16th Annual Shakti Awards Gala.. Like every year, we have received several nominations of outstanding women who have excelled in their fields and demonstrated the spirit of ‘Shakti’. The recipients of this year’s awards will be announced at the Shakti Awards Curtain Raiser on April 26th at Sapphire Bistro.” Sonia Andhi Bilkhu, Founder of Shakti Society

About GIV Society:

GIV Society is a volunteer event management team that supports non-profit organizations and communities to achieving their social goals. It’s a disruptive game changer to better society by activating youth, seniors, and all sectors of society to get more involved, and allow organizations to deliver their mission.

About Shakti Society:

This is a non-profit society dedicated to empowering individuals, families and communities.  Our vision is to inspire, motivate and create vibrant communities by utilizing and enhancing the social capital of our citizens. We are committed to working with underprivileged members of our community and bringing resources together to support those in need.

Find more information at www.givsociety.org, for Media Interviews, please contact Alice Zhou at Gracious Host Events & PR at 604 773-5231

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Alice Zhou, President

Gracious Host Events & PR

604-773-5231

alice@gracioushost.ca

www.gracioushost.ca

 


 

April 24th, 2018

Surrey, BC

 

Shakti Society is excited to announce its partnership with GIV Society, a progressive and innovative society that is utilizing the social capital of our community to create change agents through volunteerism.

GIV Society has supported Shakti Society on various initiatives like their annual Wellness Day and the Shakti Film Festival Launch Party by providing support through their professional and dedicated volunteers, as well as very fruitful connections with other partners in media, social media and donors. We are looking forward to creating a mutually beneficial partnership with GIV.

"It has been a pleasure collaborating with Shakti Society and formalizing our partnership. GIV and Shakti Society share a common vision of building a better society by empowering women and children. Collaborating our vision, resources and expertise will enable us to leverage infrastructure, time and energy to achieve our mandates" - Karim Allibhai, the CEO of GIV Society.

We are especially thankful that the volunteers of GIV Society will be helping at the16th Annual Shakti Awards Gala.. Like every year, we have  received several nominations of outstanding women who have excelled in their fields and demonstrated the spirit of ‘Shakti’. The Gala will be a celebration of women with approximately 500 guests. The recipients of this year’s awards will be announced at the Shakti Awards Curtain Raiser on April 26th at Sapphire Bistro.

 

 

The Shakti Awards Dinner Gala will be held on Friday, May 11th at Bollywood Banquet Hall at 6:30 p.m. Funds raised will go towards programs like Wellness Days, Healing Circles for Women, Community Cafes on violence against women and one on one counselling and support for women in abusive relationships.

Women from all walks of life will be participating in this celebration of the accomplishments of their sisters. A large number of men supportive of women’s causes will also be in attendance. A powerful speech will be given by our Keynote Speaker, Shushma Datt. She is a pioneer in the broadcasting industry and a trailblazer as a successful businesswoman who has stayed true to her roots, her values and principles while introducing ethnic broadcasting to British Columbians in the early 70s. Soul stirring entertainment, delicious dinner and drinks are also on the menu. 

Tickets: $50 each. Table of 8 - $400 with complimentary bottle of wine.

For sponsorship, donations, vendor booths and ticket enquiries, email shaktisociety2000@gmail.com or call 604-307-8796.

SHAKTI!

 

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